Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Washington

Resources for Families

Funeral Homes

The Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Washington, Inc., regularly works with the care and professionalism of the following funeral homes in the metropolitan area. When you retain the services of a funeral home, we respectfully request that you personally keep in touch with the parish priest and the cemetery office, as well.

Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.
211 St. Mary’s Avenue
P.O. Box 567
LaPlata, MD 20646
Phone: 301.934.8342
Fax: 301.934.4422
Contact: Gary III or David Echols

Full service family owned funeral home serving area families for four generations. Our family offers personalized services priced affordably for everyone’s needs. We share the same faith and are familiar with Catholic customs.
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Muriel H. Barber Funeral Home
21525 Laytonsville Road
Laytonsville, MD 20882
Phone: 301.948.3500
Fax: 301.926.4663
Contact: Muriel H. Barber

Established 1880 – family owned and operated, personal service. Your desires are our concerns. We offer pre-need services and one of our family licensed directors would be glad to assist with details and information concerning MD laws on pre-need. We serve all faiths and strive to help plan the service to fit the needs of each family.

Donald V. Borgwardt Funeral Home, P.A.
4400 Powder Mill Road
Beltsville, MD 20705
Phone: 301.937.1707
Fax: 301.931.1927
Contact: Donald V. Borgwardt

Borgwardt Funeral Home, family operated with a professional and courteous staff is a full service Christian funeral home providing personalized service. In our visitation rooms, you will encounter warmth and subdued elegance to share lasting memories with family and friends. Conveniently located near both the capitol beltway and I-95 with ample parking on premise and full handicap accessibility. Our family serves your family with a full understanding of the Rite of Christian Burial. We have an excellent working relationship with our local clergy, churches and bereavement committees.

Donaldson Funeral Home, P.A.
313 Talbott Avenue
Route 198 West
Laurel, MD 20707
Phone: 301-725-1690
Fax: 301-725-1695
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Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory, P.A.
1411 Annapolis Road
Route 175 East
Odenton, MD 21113
Phone: 410-672-2200
Fax: 410-672-2273
Web address:

Our funeral home has been a family owned and operated business since 1931. We are large enough to give our families the same service as the largest funeral homes around, yet we are small enough that each family gets the level of attention and care they deserve. For those who choose cremation prior to burial or entombment, we have our own crematory which eliminates the need for unnecessary transporting to a third party crematory. For more information, please call us or visit our website,

Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.
30195 Three Notch Road
P.O. Box 128
Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
Phone: 301.472.4400
Fax: 301.290.1101
Contact: Joseph B. Yates

Full service funeral home that is owned and operated by the Brinsfield and Echols families. Personalized services priced affordably to meet everyone’s needs and desires. We are a Catholic family and appreciate and understand the Catholic funeral mass.

Francis J. Collins Funeral Home, Inc.
500 University Boulevard West
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Phone: 301.593.9500
Fax: 301.593.6551
Web address:

The Collins family has owned and operated the business since 1939. We are a full service funeral home serving the Catholic community as well as the community at large. Personalized service is extended to each family. Our experienced funeral directors help you make these arrangements and can also assist you in prearrangements and prepayment with trusting or insurance. Please feel comfortable to inspect our facilities and compare prices.

DeVol Funeral Home
Washington Location:
2222 Wisconsin Ave, NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
Phone: 202.333.6680

Gaithersburg Location:
10 E Deer Park Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Phone: 301.948.6800

Family owned and operated for three generations, DeVol Funeral Home is a name local families have trusted for more than sixty years.

Whether you are looking for a direct cremation, a traditional service or a service with military honors at Arlington National Cemetery, DeVol Funeral Home is dedicated to providing you and your loved ones all the care and dignity they deserve. Regardless of religious affiliation, we can provide the kind of personal service and attention to detail that reflects the distinction of the life celebrated.
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Gasch's Funeral Home, P.A.
4739 Baltimore Avenue
Hyattsville, MD 20781
Phone: 301-927-6100
Fax: 301-277-6999
Contact: Claudette Gasch Lanning

Gasch's Funeral Home, P.A. has been family owned and operated since 1858. Our caring and compassionate staff is available to assist you with all aspects of funeral services. Gasch's Funeral Home offers a variety of faciilities to accommodate the needs of the families that we serve. Offereing six separate chapels, from small, cozy rooms with a comfortable home-like feeling, to large rooms that seat as many as 300 people, we can accommodate gatherings of almost any size. Gasch's Funeral Home provides a wide range of services and merchandise. From traditional services to unique memorial gatherings, our staff is at your service to help you create the most fitting tribute. We offer an extensive selection of merchandise to suit almost any taste. Our new state of the art selection room offers a more comfortable atmosphere. Rather than the traditional setting with a sea of caskets, you will find a wider range of choices and suggestions to help you create a more personalized way to remember your loved one. Our goal is that everyone we serve will benefit from the experience and be pleased with their choice of Gasch's Funeral Home, P.A.
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Hilton Funeral Home
22111 Beallsville Road
P.O. Box 86
Barnesville, MD
Phone: 301.349.2135
Fax: 301.349.2700
Contact: William D. "Woody" Hilton

With over 100 years of family history in the funeral profession we have an awesome responsibility. With only one chance to handle a families’ service, we strive for excellence everyday. Our goal is to provide quality services, products and facilities along with an affordable price. Value and service beyond the expected.
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The Huntt Funeral Home, Inc. and Crematory
3035 Old Washington Road
P.O. Box 156
Waldorf, MD 20604
Phone: Local 301.645.7021 Metro 301.843.6193
Fax: 301.843.9349
Contact: Mark G. Brohawn, Manager

We provide compassionate assistance in traditional services, cremation services and assist the family in any type of service they desire. In pre-arranging a funeral service, decisions are made and requests are kept to ease the burden of your family members making those decisions. I am a Catholic but most of all I serve all of my families that entrust their loved one to me. I care deeply as all Christians should and treat my families with respect.

George P. Kalas Funeral Home, P.A.
6160 Oxen Hill Road
Oxen Hill, MD 20745

2973 Solomons Island Road
Edgewater, MD 21037
Phone: 301.567.9424
Fax: 301.567.5276
Contact: George P. Kalas

The Kalas Funeral Home is family owned and operated and has been serving the community for over 75 years. It is a full service funeral home capable of meeting the needs of each individual family. We provide service to families after the loss of a loved one as well as offering pre-planning for the future. Licensed funeral directors are available to provide prompt, caring service 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. The George P. Kalas family is comprised of three generations of Kalas’ who are active members of the Catholic churches and schools throughout the Archdiocese of Washington.
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George P. Kalas Funeral Home
2973 Solomons Island Road
Edgewater, MD 21037
Phone: 410.956.4488
Fax: 410.956.0783
Contact: Bob Kalas

Full service family owned and operated funeral home. Our family has been in the funeral business for five generations. We have two locations in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area. We offer pre-planning, traditional funerals, cremation, shipping and receiving of human remains. We are a Catholic family and have been members of and supported the Catholic Church ever since we have been in existence.

Lee Funeral Home
6633 Old Alexander Ferry Road
Clinton, MD 20735
Phone: 301.868.0900
Fax: 301.868.0909
Contact: Michael W. Lee

Lee Funeral Home Calvert, P.A.
8125 Southern Maryland Boulevard
Owings, MD 20736
Phone: 301-855-0888 or 410-257-0888
Fax: 410-257-0848
Contact: Michael W. Lee
Web address:

The entire Lee Funeral Home staff stands ready to offer sympathetic understanding in meeting all the needs of bereaved family members and friends. Licensed funeral directors are always available to assist families in their hours of need. For six generations, the Lee family has been dedicated to providing a full range of services to bereaved loved ones and family members. Services we offer include at-need and pre-need, a wide choice of dignified memorial services and on-premises cremations. Each location offers comfortable viewing rooms, private family rooms and a fully appointed churchlike chapel, all in a serene and tastefully dignified setting. The Lee Funeral Homes tradition of dignified respect is reflected throughout the two locations and in every aspect of our compassionate service to all religions and nationalities. Please visit our web site at The entire Lee Family has a Roman Catholic background, which has set the foundation for the Lee Funeral Homes since 1836.

Marshall’s Funeral Home of Maryland, Inc.
4308 Suitland Road
Suitland, MD 20746
Phone: 301.736.1616
Fax: 301.736.1377
Contact: Tuawana Braxton, Manager

Marshall’s Funeral Homes offer a complete line of services including pre-need, at need, cremations and worldwide shipping. When the need arises, call or visit one of the two locations and receive courteous, informative and personalized service. The philosophy of the staff is "Service is friendship in action."

Pope Funeral Homes
5538 Marlboro Pike
Forestville, MD 20747
Phone: 301.568.4100
Fax: 301.894.3519
Contact: Alex Pope, III

Full Service Funeral Home, three locations, family operated, serving all ethnic groups, quality embalming.
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Robert A. Pumphrey Funeral Homes
7557 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301.623.2200
Fax: 301.656.2210
Contact: Will Pumphrey

Funeral and cremation services. Family owned and operated for six generations, serving the community since 1854.
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Rapp Funeral and Cremation Services, P.A.
933 Gist Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910-4944
Phone: 301-565-4100
Fax: 301-565-4104

Rapp Funeral & Cremation Services is the Washington areas first Alternative Funeral Home. Serving the Metro area for over 20 years. We offer full Funeral and Cremation services at a much more affordable rate.
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Rausch Funeral Home, P.A.
4405 Broomes Island Road
Port Republic, MD 20676
Phone: 410.586.0520
Fax: 301.855.4555

Full service Funeral Home providing at-need and pre-need care and services for our community since the 1800s.

Raymond Funeral Service, P.A.
5635 Washington Ave.
P.O. Box 422
La Plata, MD 20646
Phone: 301.934.2920 or 800.924.2030
Fax: 301.934.0444
Contact: Michael and Kristina Raymond

We are a family owned full service Catholic Funeral Establishment with 32 years of experience in Southern MD. We offer Church based viewings and funerals that keep the cost of a funeral affordable. We also can offer funeral home chapel funerals for those who wish it and total cremation services. I am a life-long member of Sacred Heart Church in LaPlata where I serve as a lector, past parish council president, past grand Knights of Columbus. Tina is a members of Sacred Heart Bereavement Group.

Raymond-Wood Funeral Home, P.A.
10684 Southern Maryland Blvd.
PO Box 430
Dunkirk, MD 20740
Phone: 410.257.7450
Fax 410.257.6250
Contact: Terry Wood

Provide traditional, contemporary and cremation services. We offer pre-need consultation and arrangements. We will finance services and allow liberal payment plans. We specialize in bereavement and recovery for families. The funeral Director is Catholic and supportive of church services.

Thornton Funeral Home, P.A.
3439 Livingston Road
Indian Head, MD 20640
Phone: 301.375.7855 or 301.283.6841
Fax: 301.283.4025
Contact: Lydia Johnson or Tanja Carter

Family owned and operated providing service to meet all needs including traditional funeral services, cremations, pre-need, etc. It is our purpose to provide thoughtful service in an effort to minister to the families we serve.